Turkey Day Success

Turkey Day Success

turkey2010

I’m not one to brag, especially when it comes to cooking, because I’m just good at following recipes, but I was told more than once on Thanksgiving that my turkey was the best my guests had ever had. So needless to say I’m more than a little proud of myself. Here’s a glimpse at what this beauty continue reading

wine o. wednesday #50

wine o. wednesday #50

mollydooker-violinist

Wow, wine o. wednesday #50, that's a lot of wine! A few weeks back my friend Monica recommended I give the Mollydooker Shiraz a try. I thought I was going to have a hard time locating it but rather ended up having an excuse to go to Pogo’s this specialty wine store I’d wanted to check continue reading

Not Just Your Grandparents’ Kind of Fun

Not Just Your Grandparents’ Kind of Fun

bingo

I don’t know when I was first introduced to Bingo and I’ve never had any luck at it, but for some reason I’ve always loved it. In college I was in an organization that required a certain number of volunteer or service hours and my favorite thing to sign up for was Bingo at the retirement continue reading

Bonfire through my eyes

Bonfire through my eyes

bonfire

If I’d been a more consistent blogger last year, I probably would have written this post then. However in a way I’m glad I didn’t. Bonfire wasn’t one of the traditions that drew me to Texas A&M as I decided what college I wanted to attend, because I’d never seen it in person prior to my continue reading

wine o. wednesday #49 (a day late)

wine o. wednesday #49 (a day late)

torbreck-label

Last night at the suggestion of Beau, Beth & I tried the 2008 Torbreck Woodcutter's Shiraz. Years ago when I made the switch from white wine to red wine a co-worker of mine suggested I try a Shiraz. I fell in love instantly. Looking back now I find it odd that she would suggest such a full continue reading